Christopher A. Carlson, MDChristopher Carlson has been a canoe guide in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area, a research assistant at Mayo Clinic and a volunteer physician in Madagascar.
A graduate of the University of Minnesota Medical school, he did his undergraduate work at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota. He completed a family medicine residency at the University of Minnesota in the North Memorial Family Residency program.
He is board certified in family medicine.
He is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, Minnesota Medical Association and American Medical Association.
Dr. Carlson has a special interest in international medicine.
Dr. Carlson spends his free time with his family and reading, doing photography, enjoying outdoor activities, and playing the guitar.
Pamela G. Dumke, MDPamela Dumke received her medical degree from the University of Minnesota.
She completed her residency through the St. Paul-Ramsey Hospital, Family Medicine Program.
She is a Clinical Assistant Professor, at the University of Minnesota Department of Family Medicine.
She is board certified in family medicine.
Her professional affiliations include the American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association, Hennepin Medical Society, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians and Minnesota Medical Association.
Women's health and medical education are her special clinical interests.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, gardening and travel.
Ricard Gebhart, MDRichard Gebhart is a graduate of the University of North Dakota School of Medicine.
He completed his residency at the University of Minnesota - Methodist Hospital Affiliated Program in Family Medicine and Community Health.
He is board certified in family medicine and is a diplomate of the American Academy of Family Physicians.
His professional affiliations include Alpha Omega Alpha, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Medical Association, Hennepin Medical Society, Minnesota Academy of Family Physicians, and Minnesota Medical Association.
His special clinical interests are preventive health care, chronic disease care and quality health care.
He enjoys fishing, horses, sports and genealogy
Gay W. Lentfer, PA-CGay Lentfer is a graduate of the University of Nebraska. She completed the physician assistant program at the University of Iowa.
She is certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants.
She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants and the Minnesota Academy of Physician Assistants.
Jennifer S. Oberstar, MDJennifer Oberstar received her medical degree from Saba University, Saba, Netherlands Antilles.
She completed her residency at the Hennepin County Medical Center.
In addition, she completed a Sports Medicine Fellowship at Hennepin County Medical Center.
Her certifications include family medicine and sports medicine CAQ.
Her memberships include the American Academy of Family Physicians, American College of Sports Medicine, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine (committee member), Hennepin County Medical Society, Minnesota Medical Association, Minnesota Sports Medicine and National Ski Patrol.
Her special clinical interest is in the prevention and diagnosis of sports and exercise-related injuries.
She enjoys biking and skiing.
Javaid Saleem, MDJavaid Saleem received his medical degree from King Edward Medical University, Lahore, Pakistan. He completed his residency at the Mercy Health Partners Family Practice Residency Program in Toledo, Ohio.
His professional affiliations include the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians - where he is a Fellow - and Minnesota Medical Association.
He is board certified in family medicine. His special interests include acute and chronic disease management, preventive care, women's health, addiction, and pediatrics - including newborn and adolescent care. He is credentialed at both North Memorial Medical Center and Maple Grove Hospital.
The office procedures he performs include flexible sigmoidoscopies, setting of fractures, vasectomies and treatment of skin lesions.
Anshu Sharma, MDDr. Anshu Sharma is a family physician serving North Memorial Clinic, Camden Arbor Lakes in Maple Grove. She earned her medical degree from Kasturba Medical College, Manipal, India. Upon completion, she did her residency at Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis. Dr. Sharma maintains professional affiliations with the American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, and the Minnesota Medical Association. She is board certified in Family Medicine.
Her special interests include women’s health including prenatal care, diabetes management and asthma care.
In her spare time, Dr. Sharma enjoys gardening, going for long drives with her husband and son and visiting with friends. When time permits, she also enjoys visiting her family in India.
Michael B. Stiegler, MDMichael Stiegler received his B.A. in chemistry from St. Olaf College in 1978 and went on to study jazz at Berklee College of Music in 1979. He received his medical degree from the University of Minnesota in 1983 and completed his residency through the University's North Memorial Residency Program in 1986 serving as Chief Resident in his last year. He was Chief of Staff at North Memorial in 1997.
He is board certified in family medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is a former marathoner who still loves to run but now spends too much time mountain and road biking and Nordic skiing. He volunteers as the director of Jazz Studies at Plymouth Middle School where he has lead the jazz bands there since 1990. He still plays his sax when anyone cares to listen.
Mark Zelent, DPMMark Zelent, DPM specializes in diseases and disorders of the foot and ankle. He completed his education at the University of Illinois. Dr. Zelent did an internship at the Veteran's Medical Center in Minneapolis and his residency in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Mercy Hospital, Coon Rapids, where he served as chief resident. He also had the opportunity to complete Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery Fellowship experiences at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle Washington and at the Russian Ilizarov Scientific Center for Restorative Traumatology and Orthopedics.
Dr. Zelent is board certified in Foot Surgery and Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery by the American Board of Podiatric Surgery. He is also board certified by the American Board of Orthopedics and Primary Podiatric Medicine for non-surgical management.
Dr. Zelent has been an author of numerous publications and currently serves as a manuscript reviewer for several medical journals. He enjoys spending time with family and his hobbies include cooking and baking. He also participates as a recipe reviewer for a prominent culinary publication.